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#Maria Sharapova

# maria-sharapova - Wednesday 14 October, 2020

'That's one of the problems - Maria Sharapova made her legacy as the highest-paid female athlete'
# BTL
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# BTL

'That's one of the problems - Maria Sharapova made her legacy as the highest-paid female athlete'

Oct 14th 2020, 10:31 PM 12,909 Views 5 Comments

On the latest edition of Behind the Lines, Caitlin Thompson assess the legacy left by Maria Sharapova.

# maria-sharapova - Wednesday 26 February, 2020

'I'm saying goodbye' - Sharapova announces retirement from tennis at 32
# Hanging Up The Racket
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# Hanging Up The Racket

'I'm saying goodbye' - Sharapova announces retirement from tennis at 32

Feb 26th 2020, 2:00 PM 33,450 Views 20 Comments

The five-time Grand Slam champion revealed the news in an essay with Vanity Fair.

# maria-sharapova - Tuesday 21 January, 2020

Kyrgios seals first-round win at Australian Open after 'emotional couple of months' with bushfires
# Oz
From The42
# Oz

Kyrgios seals first-round win at Australian Open after 'emotional couple of months' with bushfires

Updated Jan 21st 2020, 12:15 PM 4,732 Views 4 Comments

The 24-year-old enjoyed a straight sets victory over Italian Lorenzo Sonego.

# maria-sharapova - Thursday 22 August, 2019

Serena and Sharapova set for blockbuster first-round clash at US Open
# Tennis
From The42
# Tennis

Serena and Sharapova set for blockbuster first-round clash at US Open

Aug 22nd 2019, 7:23 PM 2,785 Views 2 Comments

In the men’s draw, Novak Djokovic may have to see off Roger Federer and Rafa Nadal to defend his crown.

# maria-sharapova - Tuesday 2 July, 2019

More injury woe for Sharapova as former champion withdraws from Wimbledon
# Sw19
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# Sw19

More injury woe for Sharapova as former champion withdraws from Wimbledon

Jul 2nd 2019, 6:25 PM 5,413 Views 0 Comments

The Russian retired from her first-round tie with a right arm injury.

# maria-sharapova - Sunday 20 January, 2019

Maria Sharapova refuses to answer reporters' questions after Melbourne exit
# Tension
From The42
# Tension

Maria Sharapova refuses to answer reporters' questions after Melbourne exit

Jan 20th 2019, 7:17 PM 17,593 Views 8 Comments

It was a forgettable day for 2008 champion, as she crashed out of the Australian Open.

# maria-sharapova - Friday 18 January, 2019

Sharapova stuns Wozniacki as ice man Federer ploughs on
# Aussie Open
From The42
# Aussie Open

Sharapova stuns Wozniacki as ice man Federer ploughs on

Jan 18th 2019, 7:54 AM 6,511 Views 16 Comments

In their first meeting since 2015, Sharapova overpowered the Dane.

# maria-sharapova - Wednesday 16 January, 2019

Nadal overcomes slow start to progress in Melbourne as Sharapova books clash with rival Wozniacki
# Onwards
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# Onwards

Nadal overcomes slow start to progress in Melbourne as Sharapova books clash with rival Wozniacki

Jan 16th 2019, 3:09 PM 2,246 Views 1 Comment

The pair will now move on to the third round of the Australian Open.

# maria-sharapova - Monday 14 January, 2019

Sharapova remorseless after dishing out double-bagel defeat to tearful British qualifier Dart
# Australian Open
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# Australian Open

Sharapova remorseless after dishing out double-bagel defeat to tearful British qualifier Dart

Jan 14th 2019, 9:50 AM 8,708 Views 9 Comments

Maria Sharapova was in a ruthless mood following her demolition of Harriet Dart in round one of the Australian Open.

# maria-sharapova - Tuesday 4 September, 2018

My worst time? This is not even close, says Sharapova
# Perspective
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# Perspective

My worst time? This is not even close, says Sharapova

Sep 4th 2018, 12:40 PM 5,624 Views 4 Comments

“What’s challenging is when you’re a teenager and you have a few hundred dollars and you’ve got no sense of the future,” she said.

# maria-sharapova - Monday 27 August, 2018

World number one suffers shock exit in US Open first round
# Upset
From The42
# Upset

World number one suffers shock exit in US Open first round

Aug 27th 2018, 7:56 PM 7,762 Views 0 Comments

Simona Halep has become the first top-seeded woman ever to lose at this stage of the competition.

# maria-sharapova - Thursday 19 July, 2018

Anthony Joshua says doping slurs would wreck his career
# Claim
From The42
# Claim

Anthony Joshua says doping slurs would wreck his career

Jul 19th 2018, 9:47 AM 4,601 Views 2 Comments

Upcoming opponent Alexander Povetkin tested positive for meldonium in May 2016.

# maria-sharapova - Wednesday 4 July, 2018

Sharapova insists she's made 'a lot of progress' after shock first round Wimbledon exit
# Trust The Process
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# Trust The Process

Sharapova insists she's made 'a lot of progress' after shock first round Wimbledon exit

Jul 4th 2018, 11:05 AM 4,687 Views 3 Comments

The 31-year-old tasted defeat in the opening round of a Grand Slam for the first time since 2010.

# maria-sharapova - Monday 4 June, 2018

Serena Williams withdraws from French Open ahead of Sharapova showdown
# French Open
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# French Open

Serena Williams withdraws from French Open ahead of Sharapova showdown

Jun 4th 2018, 4:33 PM 6,562 Views 0 Comments

The 23-time grand slam singles champion will remain in Paris to undergo further treatment.

# maria-sharapova - Saturday 2 June, 2018

Sharapova sets up potential Serena clash, Nadal downs childhood friend
# Wrap
From The42
# Wrap

Sharapova sets up potential Serena clash, Nadal downs childhood friend

Jun 2nd 2018, 4:26 PM 4,584 Views 0 Comments

The five-time Grand Slam champion hadn’t played on Roland Garros’ showpiece arena since a quarter-final exit in 2015.

# maria-sharapova - Thursday 10 May, 2018

Nadal breaks McEnroe's 34-year record in Madrid but Del Potro, Sharapova and Halep beaten
# Wrap
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# Wrap

Nadal breaks McEnroe's 34-year record in Madrid but Del Potro, Sharapova and Halep beaten

May 10th 2018, 10:18 PM 5,590 Views 2 Comments

The Spaniard’s victory means he establishes a new Open era best for consecutive sets won on a single surface.

# maria-sharapova - Wednesday 9 May, 2018

Sharapova blasts critic Mladenovic off court in Madrid
# Winning
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# Winning

Sharapova blasts critic Mladenovic off court in Madrid

May 9th 2018, 10:42 PM 8,704 Views 2 Comments

The French player had criticised the former world number one for her use of the banned substance meldonium.

# maria-sharapova - Thursday 18 January, 2018

Djokovic survives brutal heat test as Sharapova shines
# Wrap
From The42
# Wrap

Djokovic survives brutal heat test as Sharapova shines

Jan 18th 2018, 8:35 AM 4,979 Views 6 Comments

With temperatures touching an energy-sapping 40 Celsius and ice-towels in use, the six-time champion came through a tough four-setter.

# maria-sharapova - Tuesday 21 November, 2017

Tennis star Maria Sharapova named in luxury housing fraud probe in India
# Ballet By Sharapova
# Ballet By Sharapova

Tennis star Maria Sharapova named in luxury housing fraud probe in India

Nov 21st 2017, 9:05 AM 62,951 Views 43 Comments

Prospective buyers were told the complex would house a tennis academy, a clubhouse and a helipad.

# maria-sharapova - Sunday 15 October, 2017

Maria Sharapova wins her first title since return from drugs ban
# Comeback
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# Comeback

Maria Sharapova wins her first title since return from drugs ban

Oct 15th 2017, 10:35 AM 6,559 Views 9 Comments

Sharapova defeated Aryna Sabalenka 7-5, 7-6 (10/8).

# maria-sharapova - Sunday 3 September, 2017

51 unforced errors brings an end to Maria Sharapova's Grand Slam comeback in New York
# Flushed Out
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# Flushed Out

51 unforced errors brings an end to Maria Sharapova's Grand Slam comeback in New York

Sep 3rd 2017, 10:50 PM 5,269 Views 6 Comments

The Russian was beaten in three sets by Latvian 16th seed Anastasija Sevastova.

# maria-sharapova - Saturday 2 September, 2017

'Where is she now?': Sharapova continues war of words with Wozniacki
# Serve And Volley
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# Serve And Volley

'Where is she now?': Sharapova continues war of words with Wozniacki

Sep 2nd 2017, 4:42 PM 9,265 Views 3 Comments

Sharapova fired back after advancing through to the fourth round at the US Open.

# maria-sharapova - Thursday 31 August, 2017

Wozniacki slams 'unacceptable' Sharapova favoritism at US Open
# Flushing Meadows
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# Flushing Meadows

Wozniacki slams 'unacceptable' Sharapova favoritism at US Open

Aug 31st 2017, 6:55 PM 8,077 Views 3 Comments

Sharapova isn’t happy with the tournament organisers.

# maria-sharapova - Tuesday 29 August, 2017

'I had no right to win': Emotional Sharapova causes upset on Grand Slam return
# Flushing Meadows
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# Flushing Meadows

'I had no right to win': Emotional Sharapova causes upset on Grand Slam return

Aug 29th 2017, 8:04 AM 35,601 Views 31 Comments

Back at a Grand Slam for the first time since 2016 Australian Open, the Russian enjoyed her “special” return at Flushing Meadows.

# maria-sharapova - Monday 28 August, 2017

Sharapova's Grand Slam return steals US Open spotlight
# Back With A Bang
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# Back With A Bang

Sharapova's Grand Slam return steals US Open spotlight

Aug 28th 2017, 5:02 PM 6,207 Views 4 Comments

The former world number one is in action in New York tonight.

# maria-sharapova - Tuesday 15 August, 2017

After French Open snub, Sharapova handed US Open wildcard
# US Open Arms
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# US Open Arms

After French Open snub, Sharapova handed US Open wildcard

Aug 15th 2017, 5:16 PM 3,951 Views 8 Comments

The Russian has not featured at a Major since early 2016.

# maria-sharapova - Wednesday 17 May, 2017

Women's Tennis Association not happy with French Open's Maria Sharapova snub
# Tension
From The42
# Tension

Women's Tennis Association not happy with French Open's Maria Sharapova snub

May 17th 2017, 5:29 PM 23,294 Views 32 Comments

The WTA claim the reasoning is wrong.

# maria-sharapova - Tuesday 16 May, 2017

Maria Sharapova denied French Open wild card
# Rejection
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# Rejection

Maria Sharapova denied French Open wild card

May 16th 2017, 6:41 PM 5,103 Views 5 Comments

The former world number one will miss the tournament for the second year in a row.

# maria-sharapova - Monday 15 May, 2017

Maria Sharapova's comeback gathers pace as she secures place in Wimbledon qualifiers
# Russian Roulette
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# Russian Roulette

Maria Sharapova's comeback gathers pace as she secures place in Wimbledon qualifiers

May 15th 2017, 6:28 PM 3,683 Views 4 Comments

And she could be handed a place in the French Open tomorrow.

# maria-sharapova - Tuesday 9 May, 2017

'Players I don't normally speak to were rooting for me' - Bouchard
# Speaking Out
From The42
# Speaking Out

'Players I don't normally speak to were rooting for me' - Bouchard

May 9th 2017, 12:04 PM 7,713 Views 17 Comments

The Canadian says she has the support of the locker room.

# maria-sharapova - Monday 8 May, 2017

Bouchard beats 'cheater' Sharapova in intense Madrid encounter
# The Mighty Bouch
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# The Mighty Bouch

Bouchard beats 'cheater' Sharapova in intense Madrid encounter

May 8th 2017, 10:44 PM 13,199 Views 18 Comments

The pair exchanged a frosty handshake after the Canadian slammed the rules allowing Sharapova to return after she tested positive for meldonium.

Bouchard wants 'cheat' Sharapova to be banned for life - tonight they face each other
# It's On
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# It's On

Bouchard wants 'cheat' Sharapova to be banned for life - tonight they face each other

May 8th 2017, 3:09 PM 9,234 Views 15 Comments

Sparks could fly in Madrid.

# maria-sharapova - Wednesday 3 May, 2017

Andy Murray expects Sharapova to be given Wimbledon wildcard if needed
# Russian Roulette
From The42
# Russian Roulette

Andy Murray expects Sharapova to be given Wimbledon wildcard if needed

May 3rd 2017, 11:40 AM 5,382 Views 2 Comments

The world number one reckons the returning Russian will be there one way or another.

# maria-sharapova - Friday 28 April, 2017

Sharapova 'extra help' blasted by Stuttgart opponent
# Dig
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# Dig

Sharapova 'extra help' blasted by Stuttgart opponent

Apr 28th 2017, 11:58 PM 9,120 Views 4 Comments

Kristina Mladenovic has ramped up the pressure on the Russian tennis star.

Maria Sharapova eases into semis in Stuttgart following doping ban return
# Next Round
From The42
# Next Round

Maria Sharapova eases into semis in Stuttgart following doping ban return

Apr 28th 2017, 5:14 PM 3,046 Views 4 Comments

Sharapova has yet to drop a set in the tournament.

# maria-sharapova - Thursday 27 April, 2017

'I'm way above' Bouchard 'cheat' blast, says Sharapova
# RETORT
From The42
# RETORT

'I'm way above' Bouchard 'cheat' blast, says Sharapova

Apr 27th 2017, 8:46 PM 8,075 Views 7 Comments

The Canadian has been long seen as the Russian’s heir in the sport’s marketability stakes.

Bouchard takes a stand against 'cheat' Sharapova, says she should be banned for life
# Doping
From The42
# Doping

Bouchard takes a stand against 'cheat' Sharapova, says she should be banned for life

Apr 27th 2017, 8:23 AM 25,812 Views 35 Comments

Tennis bosses sending the wrong message by allowing Sharapova to return, says Bouchard.

# maria-sharapova - Wednesday 26 April, 2017

'The best feeling in the world' as Sharapova makes winning return following 15-month ban
# She's Back
From The42
# She's Back

'The best feeling in the world' as Sharapova makes winning return following 15-month ban

Apr 26th 2017, 8:06 PM 3,997 Views 3 Comments

The former world number one beat Roberta Vinci in straight sets at the Stuttgart Open.

Sharapova returns to professional tennis today, 15 months after revealing positive drugs test
# You've Gotta See Her
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# You've Gotta See Her

Sharapova returns to professional tennis today, 15 months after revealing positive drugs test

Apr 26th 2017, 3:52 PM 4,361 Views 7 Comments

However, plenty of players aren’t happy that she is being granted wildcard entries into tournaments.

# maria-sharapova - Wednesday 29 March, 2017

'I've got my day job back': Sharapova ready to make comeback after doping ban
# Don't Call It A Comeback
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# Don't Call It A Comeback

'I've got my day job back': Sharapova ready to make comeback after doping ban

Mar 29th 2017, 1:00 PM 3,873 Views 4 Comments

The former world number one can make her return next month.

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